Trick or treat! This year, ActivityHero editors have found 88 spooktacular Halloween pumpkin patches, pumpkin decorating and trick or treating events to attend. And you can get a jump start by doing projects at home to get in the haunting spirit.
Carve out some fun this October to bake creepy cupcakes, paint spooky creatures, learn candy science, and more!
Everyone can pick the perfect pumpkin and the family can enjoy a fall day at a pumpkin patch. Pumpkin patches are great places for taking photos amidst the vibrant colors and rustic settings. Don’t forget to get a few extra gourds to decorate the front porch and dinner table!
Pumpkins, skeletons, vampires, oh my! Get ready for a haunting night by making frightfully fun decorations for your home. These on-demand classes will guide you and your kids through how to make glow-in-the-dark slime, clay Jack-0-Lanterns, spider webs and more!
Need craft supplies or more inspiration? Visit a Michaels Store on a Sunday afternoon for a Makebreak session where you can decorate a craft pumpkin or make a witch silhouette.
Drop by your favorite Outdoor Supply Hardware store on Saturday, October 14, 2023 and your kids can get a free mini pumpkin plus all the bolts, wing nuts, and washers needed to create a no-carve masterpiece.
Enjoy a day trip and visit a corn maze with your kids. You may be able to enjoy a hay ride, apple picking and other fall traditions while out on the farm.
Sneak learning into hands-on spooky STEM experiments. Make pumpkins puke or become a Mad Scientist!
No tricks, just treats! Make Halloween cupcakes, no-bake desserts, dip chocolate apples, churros and more. Let’s have some fun!
The famous Half Moon Bay Pumpkin Festival features master pumpkin carvers and an annual competition for the largest pumpkin. Other local festivals like Pumpkin in the Park are a chance for kids to get a free pumpkin and enjoy inflatable slides and Halloween crafts. See more festivals near you!